Playa De Las Americas – The Place for Fun in Tenerife
"Unlike neighbouring resort Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas can get pretty noisy.."
Playa de las Americas is the perfect destination for the party animal.
The resort is one of the most well-known and frequently visited destinations for holidays in Tenerife, if not all the Canary Islands.
In fact, many young tourists select the holiday resort due to it's colourful nightlife.
Unlike the neighbouring resort of Los Cristianos, holidays in Playa de las Americas can get pretty noisy, so if you're looking for something quiet, it may not be the resort for you.
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Playa De Las Americas Has Something for Everyone
"Like some other beaches on the islands, the sand has been imported from the Sahara Desert.."
It's no surprise that this resort, with its reputation for a party atmosphere, is a favourite with the younger crowd.
Holidays in Playa de las Americas appeal to a wide variety of tastes, with some of the most popular beaches in Tenerife, great weather and sunshine every day and all year round.
There are six beaches in Playa de las Americas, three of them man-made beaches.
This is fairly typical of the Canary Islands, and like some other beaches on the islands, the sand has been imported from the Sahara Desert.
It's not just the nightlife in Playa de las Americas. Beach holidays are also very popular and the beaches are well-maintained, with plenty of activities to try including windsurfing, scuba diving, parasailing, water-skiing, jet-skiing, and paragliding.
Playa de las Americas also provides a great base with easy access to many other attractions in Tenerife, so make the most of your holiday here. A trip to the Mount Teide National Park offers a change away from the loud parties at the resort and enables you to explore the natural wonders of Tenerife.
If you need to entertain the kids, the Aqua Park is a water park located near the resort and offers attractions for the whole family. LoroParque is also a popular wildlife park, centering around the beautiful birds indigenous to Tenerife.
For many, a holiday in Playa de las Americas would not be complete without a couple of trips to the 18-hole golf course near the resort. There are plenty of other sports and activities to enjoy, including tennis, trampolining, bungee-jumping, go-karting, sailing and big game fishing. It really is quite impossible for anyone to get bored while on Holiday in Playa de las Americas.
Great Nightlife and Shopping in Playa De Las Americas
"The island is partly tax-free, so you'll find cheaper prices here than anywhere else for almost everything you buy.."
While the resort has plenty to do, for many, holidays in Playa de las Americas are all about the nightlife, which is second to none.
There are plenty of spots to explore in Playa de las Americas, including a number of nightclubs and pubs on the Veronica Strip, which is renowned for its colourful nightlife. It's easy to get distracted, so don't forget to visit some of the most popular venues. These include Tramps, Del Mar Café, The Sax Bar, Rags, Linekers, The Corner Bar and The Full Monty Pub Club.
Holidays in Playa de las Americas are not limited to bars and clubs. If you prefer something a bit more sophisticated, you can head for the casino, hotels and clubs that offer evening entertainment events, cabaret shows, live music and dance parties, with British DJs playing the most popular party tunes.
One thing you will notice while on holiday in Playa de las Americas, is that it is abundantly stocked with British themed pubs selling traditional British food. However, the restaurants serve a wide range of tastes and cuisines including local specialities.
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The resort is a shopper's haven. It's easy to get carried away with the plastic whilst on holiday in Playa de las Americas and Tenerife in general. As with other islands in the Canaries, the island is partly tax-free, so you'll find cheaper prices here than anywhere else for almost everything you buy.
Shopping appears to be a national pastime for many whilst on their holidays in Playa de las Americas. The resort features some huge shopping malls such as the one under the Parque Santiago 3 complex. You can find almost any kinds of goods including the popular items such as jewellery, perfumes and designer clothing. So do not forget to grab a few mementos of your holiday in Playa de las Americas.
It is relatively easy to get around on your holiday in Playa de las Americas. You do not have to be confined to the resort. The local bus service are called guaguas (the locals pronounce this as 'wah wahs'). These are very cheap and run regularly. These services run all over the island. Many of the hotels run their own bus services.
Alternatively, hire a car or scooter and spend some time exploring the island, make the most of your holiday in Playa de las Americas.
Bank on the Weather in Playa De Las Americas
"The sea breeze works to minimize humidity.."
The best time to take your holiday in Playa de la Americas is between the months of August and October. The lowest temperatures during the winter seldom fall below 20°C, while the temperatures during summers are mild as well. The sea breeze continually works to minimize the humidity. It rains very little in Tenerife, but when it does, it clears up pretty quickly.